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John Thomas SHEPPARD

Regimental number470
Place of birthWombellella Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLengthsman
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Alfred Sheppard, Jackson, Queensland
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1025 Pte Joseph Henry Griffin SHEPPARD, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Date of death8 January 1966

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